Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He sent horses and chariots and a great army there, and they came by night and surrounded the city.

King James Version

Therefore sent he thither horses, and chariots, and a great host: and they came by night, and compassed the city about.

Holman Bible

he sent horses, chariots, and a massive army there. They went by night and surrounded the city.

International Standard Version

So the king of Aram sent out horses, chariots, and an elite force, and they arrived during the night and surrounded the city.

A Conservative Version

Therefore he sent there horses, and chariots, and a great army. And they came by night, and encompassed the city about.

American Standard Version

Therefore sent he thither horses, and chariots, and a great host: and they came by night, and compassed the city about.

Amplified

So [the Syrian king] sent there horses, chariots, and a great army. They came by night and surrounded the city.

Bible in Basic English

So he sent there horses and carriages and a great army; and they came by night, circling the town.

Darby Translation

And he sent thither horses and chariots, and a great host, and they came by night and surrounded the city.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So he sent horsemen and chariots there and a great host, who came by night and compassed the city about.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will send there horses and chariots, and weighty strength: and they will come by night, and they will surround upon the city.

King James 2000

Therefore sent he there horses, and chariots, and a great army: and they came by night, and surrounded the city.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So he sent horses, chariots, and an oppressing army there. They arrived at night and surrounded the town.

Modern King James verseion

And he sent there horses and chariots and a great army. And they came by night and surrounded the city.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he sent thither horse and chariots and a great Host. And they came thither by night and compassed the town about.

NET Bible

So he sent horses and chariots there, along with a good-sized army. They arrived during the night and surrounded the city.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore he sent horses, chariots, and a great army there. They came by night, and surrounded the city.

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore sent he thither - horses and chariots, and a strong force, - and they came in by night, and encompassed the city.

Webster

Therefore he sent thither horses, and chariots, and a great host: and they came by night, and encompassed the city.

World English Bible

Therefore he sent horses, chariots, and a great army there. They came by night, and surrounded the city.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he sendeth thither horses and chariot, and a heavy force, and they come in by night, and go round against the city.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

סס סוּס 
Cuwc 
Usage: 140

רכב 
Rekeb 
Usage: 119

and a great
כּבד 
Kabed 
Usage: 40

חיל 
Chayil 
Usage: 243

and they came

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

by night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

נקף 
Naqaph 
Usage: 19

the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

References

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Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Arameans Plot To Take Elisha

13 So he said, "Go and see where he is, that I may send and take him." And it was told him, saying, "Behold, he is in Dothan." 14 He sent horses and chariots and a great army there, and they came by night and surrounded the city. 15 Now when the attendant of the man of God had risen early and gone out, behold, an army with horses and chariots was circling the city. And his servant said to him, "Alas, my master! What shall we do?"


Cross References

1 Samuel 23:26

Saul went on one side of the mountain, and David and his men on the other side of the mountain; and David was hurrying to get away from Saul, for Saul and his men were surrounding David and his men to seize them.

1 Samuel 24:2

Then Saul took three thousand chosen men from all Israel and went to seek David and his men in front of the Rocks of the Wild Goats.

2 Kings 1:9-13

Then the king sent to him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him, and behold, he was sitting on the top of the hill. And he said to him, "O man of God, the king says, 'Come down.'"

2 Kings 18:17

Then the king of Assyria sent Tartan and Rab-saris and Rabshakeh from Lachish to King Hezekiah with a large army to Jerusalem So they went up and came to Jerusalem And when they went up, they came and stood by the conduit of the upper pool, which is on the highway of the fuller's field.

Matthew 26:47

While He was still speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came up accompanied by a large crowd with swords and clubs, who came from the chief priests and elders of the people.

Matthew 26:55

At that time Jesus said to the crowds, "Have you come out with swords and clubs to arrest Me as you would against a robber? Every day I used to sit in the temple teaching and you did not seize Me.

John 18:3-6

Judas then, having received the Roman cohort and officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, came there with lanterns and torches and weapons.



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